The original item was published from March 19, 2020 5:10 PM to March 19, 2020 7:08 PM
Summit County is asking the traveling public to be aware that all hotels and lodging in Summit County are closed as a public health measure in the County’s proactive response to the coronavirus outbreak.
With heavy snow conditions along the I-70 mountain corridor, any stranded motorists within Summit County will not have access to lodging accommodations. Due to current social distancing orders designed to slow the spread of COVID-19, Summit County’s ability to activate an emergency shelter is severely limited, and individuals will have to ride out the storm in their vehicles. The Summit County Office of Emergency Management is requesting that individuals stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary and for out-of-county residents to avoid the I-70 mountain corridor until the storm passes.